Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Lymphatic System - Offers Protection from Infection and More

The lymphatic system is primarily known for its ability to protect the body from infection. However, it has other functions, from maintaining fluid balance to the absorption of fat.

Diseases and problems with the lymphatic system can impede the body's ability to protect against infection. Moreover, one of the worst prognoses to receive, is that cancer cells have migrated and spread into the lymphatic system.

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